Polishing the plastic

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Polishing the plastic

Postby Sidcar » Thu May 09, 2013 6:11 pm

Anyone recommend a good polish for the fairing and panels on. 1500 GL?
Preferably one that will fill in some of the scratch marks.


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Re: Polishing the plastic

Postby cbx4evr » Thu May 09, 2013 8:44 pm

I use a product called 210. It's a spray application. Nice and quick with great results.
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Re: Polishing the plastic

Postby themainviking » Thu May 09, 2013 8:50 pm

The best thing I have found is Johnsons Lemon Pledge. It shines up real nice, hides the fine swirls, makes bugs come off easier, and cleans off pretty good with water. I find I have to apply it every third wash or so.
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Re: Polishing the plastic

Postby brettchallenger » Fri May 10, 2013 6:27 am

210 is an aircraft plastic polish which is difficult to get hold of in the UK (unless anyone knows of UK suppliers?).

I have never used it, but some people swear by Mothers Plastic Polish, another US product but which is easily available on line in the UK.

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